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Current Population Survey (CPS)
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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV31: Age of Householder, Number of Children in Family, Marital Status, Work Experience for People 16 Years and Over: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  16 years and over 16 to 24 years 25 to 34 years 35 years and over
All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)
White alone
People in Families, total (2)


Both Sexes
 
    Total
149,450 21,048 14.1 23,780 4,553 19.1 23,671 4,472 18.9 102,000 12,022 11.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
86,120 8,970 10.4 10,423 1,401 13.4 9,325 852 9.1 66,371 6,717 10.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
63,330 12,078 19.1 13,357 3,152 23.6 14,345 3,621 25.2 35,628 5,306 14.9
            1 child 27,421 4,055 14.8 7,145 1,328 18.6 5,673 978 17.2 14,603 1,749 12.0
            2 or more children 35,910 8,023 22.3 6,212 1,824 29.4 8,672 2,643 30.5 21,025 3,556 16.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
24,036 5,882 24.5 2,993 1,419 47.4 10,856 2,695 24.8 10,187 1,767 17.3
            1 child 16,428 3,727 22.7 2,170 925 42.6 7,058 1,617 22.9 7,200 1,185 16.5
            2 or more children 7,609 2,154 28.3 823 493 60.0 3,798 1,078 28.4 2,987 582 19.5

Male
 
    Total
73,550 9,185 12.5 12,101 2,106 17.4 11,313 1,716 15.2 50,137 5,363 10.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
43,408 4,276 9.9 5,490 726 13.2 5,280 456 8.6 32,637 3,094 9.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
30,143 4,909 16.3 6,610 1,379 20.9 6,033 1,260 20.9 17,500 2,270 13.0
            1 child 13,114 1,620 12.4 3,556 563 15.8 2,590 361 13.9 6,968 696 10.0
            2 or more children 17,029 3,289 19.3 3,055 816 26.7 3,443 899 26.1 10,532 1,574 14.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
11,343 2,316 20.4 1,099 443 40.4 4,704 999 21.2 5,540 874 15.8
            1 child 7,726 1,422 18.4 821 297 36.1 3,055 563 18.4 3,850 563 14.6
            2 or more children 3,617 893 24.7 277 147 52.9 1,649 436 26.5 1,690 310 18.3

Female
 
    Total
75,900 11,863 15.6 11,679 2,447 21.0 12,358 2,757 22.3 51,863 6,659 12.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
42,712 4,694 11.0 4,933 675 13.7 4,045 396 9.8 33,734 3,623 10.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
33,187 7,169 21.6 6,747 1,772 26.3 8,312 2,361 28.4 18,129 3,036 16.7
            1 child 14,307 2,436 17.0 3,589 765 21.3 3,082 617 20.0 7,635 1,053 13.8
            2 or more children 18,881 4,734 25.1 3,158 1,007 31.9 5,230 1,744 33.3 10,493 1,983 18.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
12,693 3,566 28.1 1,894 975 51.5 6,152 1,697 27.6 4,647 894 19.2
            1 child 8,701 2,305 26.5 1,349 629 46.6 4,002 1,055 26.3 3,350 622 18.6
            2 or more children 3,992 1,261 31.6 545 347 63.5 2,149 642 29.9 1,297 272 21.0

Poverty Footnotes


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